Friday, February 6, 2015

FIDM show in the Larson Gallery in Los Angeles

Project Runway ca. 18th Century

Ladies and gentlemen living in 18th-century Europe dressed opulently. The designing, producing, and wearing of fashion was elevated to an art form: luxurious silks, handmade laces, and precious metal trimmings were de riguer for those aligned with royal courts. In this exhibition are displayed lavish garments and accessories spanning the century. This exhibit comes from the Helen Larson historic fashion collection.

FIDM Museum & Galleries
Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising
919 South Grand Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90015

The Larson Gallery is open:
February 10–July 2, 2015
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

There are a number of restaurants, some historical, in the area, and the garment district is in the general area. This would be a great exhibit to have an after-exhibit lunch meeting for those of you who might be going. If you are interested in attending, give me a date and time to meet for lunch.  As others RSVP, I will connect you with them.

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